* Flowers yellowish green, inconspicuous, with a pair of petal-like bracts beneath.
* Leaves numerous, linear, needlelike, soft, and surrounding stalk, pale
* Height: 6-12".
* Flowers April - August.
* Habitat: Roadsides, cemeteries, meadows.
* Range: Throughout.
* Introduced from Europe.
* Massachusetts residents have called cypress spurge Squib-Knocket. Other
colloquial names of the plant are Welcome-To-Our-Home, Graveyard-Moss,
and Quack-Salver's-Spurge; in Dutch, a quack-salver is a charlatan.